Saturday, August 26, 2006

Truly a happy meal

Okay, keep in mind we have small kids here.. Who LOVED the little fried seitan nuggets in the General Tao's Seitan from the night before.. soo, I tried to make little "chicken" nuggets from the same batch of seitan. I must say, they weren't spot on, but pretty darn edible! Along w/ it are sweet potato fries from Venturesome Vegetarian Cooking: Bold Flavors for Meat- and Dairy-Free Meals . If you don't have this book, I highly recommend it.. We have yet to have a dud from it..
And for Eli we had steamed PLAIN broccoli! Who reminded me again and again he doesn't like his broccoli mixed w/ anything.. There ya go...

my attempt at "chicken nuggets"

see this post for my "chicken" seitan

Wet.. 1/2 cup plain soy milk, mix in 2 tsp. egg replacer
3/4 cup corn starch
1/2 tsp paprika
2 tsp garlic
2tsp onion
1/2 tsp pepper
dash of Lawry's
dash of all purpose seasoning
1 tbl sugar..
dunk nugget size seitan in wet, dredge in dry, and fry ..
I think when I try this again I will cut the corn starch down to a 1/2 cup and add 1/4 cup flour..
But, if you like your nuggets extra crispy.. then stay w/ the 3/4 cup corn starch.


At 3:48 PM, Blogger Melody said...

Love the nuggets... great kid food

At 4:45 PM, Blogger Megan the Vegan said...

I never knew that corn starch would help make things crispy Fantastic! thanks for the tip!

At 8:01 PM, Blogger KleoPatra said...

Wow, happy happy joy joy. I'm a kid at heart and looooooove nuggety goodness like this. It really sounds like something fun, healthy and tasty. Just how i think food is meant to be... Thanx, mia!

At 8:44 AM, Blogger Urban Vegan said...

Great idea. I think bg kids (like me) will love these, too.

At 11:17 AM, Anonymous Broke Vegan said...

Sounds great. I wonder would my chicken loving kids eat these?

I sure would. :)

At 5:15 AM, Blogger Gaia said...

Wow ! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe !
Looks extra-crispydelicious :))

At 3:59 PM, Blogger laura jesser said...

Those seitan nuggets do look tasty, even though I haven't had chicken nuggets in years...

You've got a great blog here! All your creations look yummy! Thanks!

At 8:39 PM, Blogger Vicki said...

dinner looks great - i should try the nuggets out on my girls. right now, they are morningstar fans. sometimes it's impossible to get something new in... kudos on the cookbooks!

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